01-0633R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ______, with the Duluth Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to provide capacity building assistance to the city of Duluth, in an amount not to exceed $20,000, payable from Fund 262, Agency 623, Object 6333.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an agreement with LISC in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to provide capacity building assistance to the city in implementing "At Home in Duluth" neighborhood plans and citywide affordable housing goals. LISC will provide targeted training, management assistant resources, strategic planning assistance and operating support to local community development corporations (CDCs) involved in neighborhood revitalization and housing development.